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​June 15-17, 2018

​NRES 410/610 Exploring Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living at the Energy Fair

This course provides educators with a unique opportunity to learn more about renewable energy and sustainable living technologies and applications, and receive hands-on activities, project ideas, and information on sustainability while networking with other educators. This course can be taken for undergraduate or graduate credit from UWSP. Weekend entrance fee to the Energy Fair is included in the cost!

12 Partial tuition scholarships available!

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Registration Deadline June 8

MREA, Custer, Wis.

July 25, 2018

​Energy Curriculum for Real-world STEM Education

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Create authentic inquiry experiences, and increase motivation, through student-led school building energy audits. In this workshop, we’ll explore energy efficiency curriculum and practice using energy audit tools; then connect these activities to larger environmental issues, local school district projects and goals, and service learning opportunities. You’ll leave this workshop with ready-to-use activities and equipment to allow for immediate implementation back at school!

Graduate credit available for additional cost if you participate in any two approved workshops during the summer. Contact the WCEE for details: wcee@uwsp.edu.

Register here

Registration Deadline July 18

SPASH, Stevens Point, Wis.

July 26, 2018

Energize Your Curriculum with Renewable Energy

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Renewable energy is exciting! Does it work in Wisconsin? Get your students excited about renewable energy and the implications it has for our environment and economy, while exploring potential careers in the energy industry. This workshop provides hands-on activities and classroom-based applications for teachers to help analyze energy information and create strategies and techniques to enhance STEM in their classrooms. Activities may include siting a solar system, experimenting with wind and water turbines, and building a shoebox solar cooker. Workshop participants will receive the KEEP Doable Renewables: Renewable Energy Education Supplement designed for teachers to use in their classrooms.

Graduate credit available for additional cost if you participate in any two approved workshops during the summer. Contact the WCEE for details: wcee@uwsp.edu.

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Registration Deadline July 19

MREA, Custer, Wis.

July 30, 2018

Increasing Student Engagement and Literacy Skills through Energy

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

​Infuse relevant information and various teaching methods into content area while increasing student engagement and energy literacy. This workshop will provide cross-curricular hands-on activities to develop STEM skills focused on energy concepts correlated to NGSS, Common Core, and WI Model Academic Standards. Activities include gathering and analyzing data, hands-on experimentation with energy audit tools, and exposure to current events and text sets. The workshop will include time for collaboration and lesson planning, and a variety of ready-to-use activities will be supplied.

Graduate credit available for additional cost if you participate in any two approved workshops during the summer. Contact the WCEE for details: wcee@uwsp.edu.

Register through CESA 11

Registration Deadline July 23


CESA 11, Turtle Lake, Wis.

​October 31-December 2

​NRES 633 Energy Education: Concepts & Practices

12 Tuition Scholarships Available!

Registration information coming soon!

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